Arts in Schools


TC Arts Council and Transylvania County Schools Partner to Present ARTS IN SCHOOLS


Art Gallery


Transylvania Community Arts Center hosts up to twelve exhibitions a year
featuring local and regional artists.


Introductory arts, craft and pottery classes have been offered to adults and children since 1998.

Your Support

Through your on-going generous support we are able to continue with our mission of celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit in our county.

Our Mission:
To enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth and individuals throughout the County.

Arts in Schools

Every student in the Transylvania County School system—almost 4,000 in all—receives curriculum-related performances or artist in residency programs. Professional artists/educators provide week long Artists-in-Residencies…
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The TC Arts gallery space in the Transylvania Community Arts Center hosts up to twelve exhibitions a year featuring local and regional artists. Exhibits include fine and folk arts, paintings, photography…
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Art Classes
Introductory arts, craft and pottery classes have been offered to adults and children since 1998. In 2016 the TC Arts Council opened its Transylvania Ceramic Arts Pottery Studio led by Philippa Hackett. …read more


We need Sponsors, Volunteers and Donations: As a non-profit TCARTS is supported by our many sponsors and donations. We offer 50+ events throughout the year that can be sponsored, we also accept and appreciate any donation…read more



TC Arts Council Presents

Nov. 23 – Dec. 21, 2018

“Appalachian Art -Past to Present”



November 23 & December 21 at TCARTS
5:00 pm – 8pm
Brevard’s Holiday Gallery Walks


TC Arts Council Happenings

Classes, Events, Shows and other creative things

4th Friday Gallery Walks

Holiday 4th Friday Gallery Walks  Nov. 23 • Dec. 21 Please Join us for the 4th Friday Gallery Walks in Brevard and explore twenty art galleries, retail shops and restaurants.  Brevard is known as an art hub and the Gallery Walks are a wonderful way to...

Pottery Classes

Let’s Play With Clay

Introduction to Hand Building – Fall/Winter

The TC Arts Council will host a course on pottery hand building for beginners. The class will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. These four classes will come with instruction by Philippa Hackett…

Pottery Studio – Open Studio AM & PM

Open Studio Time AM & PM Mondays & Wednesdays AM 9:30am – 12:30pm Tuesdays & Thursdays PM 6:00pm – 9:00pm Eight Visits = $150 + clay (Open Studio Sessions Run Year-Round)

Number 7 Arts

Such a light filled, airy space in downtown Brevard, NC! I am quite honored to become a new member of this cooperative gallery. The displays are not jammed together, everyone’s work is highlighted in vignettes. This gallery glows with the talent from its members. A must see location!

Ruthie Cohen


Artist Statement: The felled wood I work with was alive at one time and may have been destined for the fireplace but through my imagination and hands I work to bring life back into it.

Holland Van Gores

Wood Artist

So glad to be a member again! Great people, great works. This is my go to place for hanging my imagination and also for purchasing special gifts for special people!

Ann Vorus Parkhust

Quilt Artist

Number 7 Gallery has so many talented artists and I am proud to be part of this wonderful gallery.

Marcia Brennan

Paper Mache

In the News

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Transylvania Community Arts Council

TC ARTS COUNCIL'S Artist-in-Residence Program is at Davidson River School over Dec and Jan with Billy Art Smith. He is working with students on art projects that will be in the Faces of Freedom Exhibit at TC Arts Council in mid January. TC Arts partners with Transylvania County Schools to present an Artist in Residence at each of the 9 schools. ...

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Transylvania Community Arts Council

Introducing our 2018-2019 Artist Fellowship Recipients! Twenty fellowships were awarded in the categories of choreography, craft, film and video, and visual arts to some of the best artists working in these art disciplines in our state today.

Full bios of each artist are available here:

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Transylvania Community Arts Council

Thank you to our Major Sponsors

Audrey Love Charitable Foundation

Transylvania County

North Carolina Arts Council

Lake Toxaway Charities

Duke Energy


City of Brevard